Letters Memory impairment and convulsions

Considering syphilis and HIV in differential diagnoses

BMJ 2017; 358 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.j3633 (Published 07 August 2017) Cite this as: BMJ 2017;358:j3633
  1. Meredith A Elangasinghe, specialist registrar in genitourinary medicine and HIV
  1. Sexual Health Sheffield, Sheffield S10 2JF, UK
  1. merryking{at}hotmail.co.uk

I was pleased to see neurosyphilis on the list of differential diagnoses in the case review of an older man with memory impairment and convulsions,1 particularly in light of the rising national incidence of syphilis. We are likely …

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